Vision Loss and Personal Recovery welcomes its first guest blogger DeAnn Elliott DeAnn shares important information for seniors who may think they’re confused, but maybe it’s not that at all… Out of Sight, Out of Mind It happened again this morning. My teenager told me that I’d left the cream cheese in front of the toaster, instead of putting […]Read more "Out of Sight, Out of Mind"
Or maybe it’s your fingers that will get the most satisfaction! All the plants here can be grown successfully in tubs, pots or window-boxes. They are also sturdy and can be cared for without seeing them. Pleasing your fingers Your hands and fingers will be doing a lot of the work with not much […]Read more "Do You Want to Please Your Eyes, Nose or Mouth?"
Gardening is supposed to be a pleasure, but not when you are new to blindness. I once weeded up an entire row of my father’s newly planted carrots. While you are beginning to adjust you may need to rest up some of the time. Being a couch potato can be depressing, but sitting on the […]Read more "Porch Potatoes"
David Kingsbury is a guide at the MFA (Museum of Fine Arts) in Boston, which is surprising because he is blind. You might think that an art museum was the last place someone who had lost all his sight in mid-career would want to be! Why go somewhere where it’s completely visual after losing vision? […]Read more "Putting on the Gloves"